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Vehicle 2012 FIAT 500 Lounge Hatchback 1998 Acura CL 2dr Cpe 2.3L Manual Base
1.4-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, SOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 101@6500, Torque Of 98@4000, Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Head Yes No
16" x 6.0" 5-spoke cast-aluminum wheels No Yes
17.2 gallon fuel tank No Yes
2.3L SOHC PGM-FI 16-valve 4-cyl VTEC engine No Yes
3-channel, 4-sensor anti-lock brakes No Yes
3-coat, 3-bake paint No Yes
3-point auto retracting outboard seat belts No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes No
4-wheel independent suspension w/coil springs, front/rear stabilizer bars No Yes
500-Amp/Hour Battery Yes No
52 amp battery No Yes
5-mph bumpers No Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
5-speed manual transmission w/OD No Yes
6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support No Yes
80-amp alternator No Yes
Adjustable front headrests No Yes
Alloy Wheels Front 15-in. X 6-in. and Rear 15-in. X 6-in. Yes No
AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan and 7 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player; SIRIUS Satellite Radio Yes No
Anti-theft alarm w/immobilizer system No Yes
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic climate control air conditioning system No Yes
Automatic/Delayed Locking and Automatic Headlights Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off and Time Delay Yes No
Automatic High/Low Beam Control Single Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Battery Saver Yes No
Black Grille, Body Color Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Chrome Exterior Door Handles, Chrome Exhaust Pipe and Chrome Side Windows Yes No
Brake Assistance Yes No
Carpet Located in Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area/Trunk Yes No
Center console w/armrest, CD storage compartment, sunglass storage No Yes
City 25/hwy 31 (2.2L engine/5-speed manual trans) No Yes
Color-keyed body-side moldings No Yes
Color-keyed front/rear bumpers No Yes
Color-keyed leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel w/radio controls No Yes
Color-keyed pwr mirrors No Yes
Cruise control No Yes
Cruise Control Yes No
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Yes No
Digital Clock Yes No
Digital quartz clock No Yes
Door storage compartments No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) No Yes
Driver Knee Airbag Yes No
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 6 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Chrome Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual cup holders No Yes
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Fixed Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Flash-to-pass No Yes
Folding rear seat center armrest w/trunk pass-through No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Cupholders Yes No
Front and Rear P185/55HR15 BSW All-Season Tires Yes No
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Front bucket seats No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 6 Ways Total, Adjustable Seat Height, Passenger Side Adjusts 4 Ways Total, Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Front Fixed Glass Yes No
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Glass Sunroof Yes No
Front mud guards No Yes
Front Power 257-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 239-mm Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Power Windows With Front One-Touch Down Yes No
Front Pretensioners Yes No
Front Reading Lights Yes No
Front/rear crumple zones No Yes
Front/rear pwr-assisted disc brakes (vented front) No Yes
Front Seat with Driver Manual Memory Yes No
Front side window defoggers No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Front Vanity Mirror Yes No
Front wheel drive No Yes
Galvanized body panels No Yes
Green heat-rejecting tinted glass No Yes
High-pwr AM/FM audio system w/in-dash CD player, 6-speakers No Yes
Hill Start Control Yes No
Hydraulic engine mounts No Yes
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, temp/ fuel gauges No Yes
Integrated headlights No Yes
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
Lighted ashtray/cigarette lighter No Yes
Lockable Glovebox Yes No
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate Yes No
Maintenance interval indicator No Yes
Manual passenger seat walk-in feature No Yes
Manual Sunshade Located on Sunroof/Moonroof Yes No
Memory Device Reader Yes No
Moquette cloth interior trim No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Door Lock/Unlock and Liftgate Yes No
Overhead map lights No Yes
P205/55R16 SBR Michelin MXV4 tires No Yes
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Yes No
Passenger seatback pocket No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Liftgate Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Pwr tilt/sliding glass moonroof No Yes
Pwr windows/door locks No Yes
Rear window antenna No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes No
Rear window defroster w/timer No Yes
Rear Window Fixed Wiper/Washer Yes No
Remote keyless entry system No Yes
Remote Trunk/Decklid Release Located On Multi-Function Remote Yes No
Remote trunk/fuel-filler door releases No Yes
Removable Hard Cargo Cover Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 48-Months, Unlimited Miles, Yes No
Seatback Storage Pockets Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Seat Type=bench Yes No
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes No
Side-impact door beams No Yes
Side-intrusion hip/shoulder pads No Yes
Simulated wood trim on instrument panel No Yes
Spare Tire Credit/Delete Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control Yes No
Tachometer Yes No
Tamper-resistant door handles No Yes
Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management Yes No
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer Yes No
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light Yes No
Trunk light No Yes
Variable intermittent windshield wipers w/mist feature No Yes
Variable pwr-assisted rotary-valve rack-and-pinion steering No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Audio and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices Yes No
Warning lights-inc: door ajar, parking/anti-lock brakes, seat belt, check engine, low fuel, battery, oil level No Yes
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Key-In-Ignition, Low Fuel and Oil Pressure Yes No

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